Principal Malware Scientist | Senior Manager, Malware Intelligence Team, RSAChristopher Elisan is the author of “Malware, Rootkits and Botnets: A Beginner’s Guide.” Elisan is a seasoned reverse engineer and malware researcher. He is currently the Principal Malware Scientist at RSA. He is one of the pioneers of Trend Micro’s TrendLabs where he held multiple technical and managerial positions. After Trend, he led and established F-Secure’s Asia R&D where he spearheaded multiple security research projects. He then joined Damballa where he specialized in malware research, analysis and reversing. He frequently speaks at various security conferences across the globe and provides expert opinion about malware, botnets and advance persistent threats for leading industry and mainstream publications.